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 Earrings with Cubic Zirconia Faceted Gemstones, 14Kt Gold-Filled Drops and Chain 

Earrings with Cubic Zirconia Faceted Gemstones, 14Kt Gold-Filled Drops and Chain
These chandelier earrings are made with Gold-filled Wrap-Tite® Findings and Cubic Zirconia.
Step 1
  1. Cut one 3-inch section of chain.
  2. Attach the first loop of the chain to the earwire.
  3. Attach 1 jumpring to the last loop of chain.
Step 2
Set nine Wrap-Tites with nine cubic zirconias.

How to set a wrap-tite:
  1. Place cubic zirconia flat side down on your first finger.
  2. Position the Wrap-Tite over the cubic zirconia.
  3. Cinch the small ring of the Wrap-Tite using round-nose or needle-nose pliers.
  4. Use a magnifier to check if the cubic zirconia is centered and straight.
  5. Place a drop of glue near the top of the cubic zirconia. (Hypo-Tube Cement dries in ten minutes and gives a superior bond.)
Step 3
Attach one jumpring to the top loop of each Wrap-Tite.
Step 4
  1. Counting chain loops from the bottom of the earwire, attach one Wrap-Tite with jumpring to the 3rd loop of chain.
  2. Attach one Wrap-Tite with jumpring to the 6th loop of chain.
  3. Attach one Wrap-Tite with jumpring to the 10th loop of chain.
  4. Skip 1 chain-loop between the next 4 Wrap-Tites with jumprings.
  5. Skip 3 chain-loops when you attach the 8th Wrap-Tite with jumpring.
Step 5
  1. Cut one three loop section of chain.
  2. Attach one jumpring into the first loop of chain section.
  3. Attach one jumpring into the last loop of chain section.
  4. Attach the last Wrap-Tite into the center loop of three loop chain section.
  5. Attach one of the end jumprings of this chain section to the chain loop with the 8th Wrap-Tite.
  6. Attach the second end jumpring of this chain section to the 6th loop from the bottom of the earwire.
Step 6
Attach the jumpring at the end of the original 3-inch section of chain into the 2nd chain-loop from the bottom of the earwire.

Repeat the Steps for the second earring.

These earrings may also be created in a free-form style:

Step 1
Repeat Steps 1 - 3 of previous instructions.
Step 2
  1. Cut one three loop section of chain.
  2. Attach one jumpring into the first loop of chain section.
  3. Attach one jumpring into the last loop of chain section.
  4. Attach the last Wrap-Tite into the center loop of three loop chain section.
  5. Attach one of the end jumprings of this chain section to the 6th loop from the bottom of the earwire.
  6. Attach the second jumpring of this chain section to the 4th chain loop from the end.
Step 3
Attach the jumpring at the end of the original 3-inch section of chain into the 2nd chain-loop from the bottom of the earwire.
Step 4
Attach the 8 remaining Wrap-Tites to chain-loop locations of your choice.
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